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Should the age of consent be lowered to fourteen?
The age of consent should be lowered to 14.
sexual relations once an individual hits puberty.
It will make young people feel more comfortable about exploring their sexuality.
Lowering the age of consent will more accurately reflect the reality about when teenagers actually start having sex.
It will help sexuality become de-stigmatized.
Consenting young adults wont be ruining adults lives by seeking out encounters.
Not all children are capable of understanding the complexities of sexual consent versus exploitation at age 14.
It should not be legalized because then you would be opening the door the lots of predators that will not face any trial.
Accidental pregnancies will be far more ruinous at age 14.
Consent isn't about just sex, it is about having the maturity to make life changing decisions.
It is not a perfect system. Age is still a limiting factor instead of using when people are actually ready.
Lowering the age of consent could lead to a larger spread of STDs.
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